News Archive - Saskatchewan
Province Supports Producer Ownership for Renewable Fuels Development, Press Release April 25, 2006
STC to Run 12-Month Test of Bio-Diesel Fuel, Press Release April 21, 2006
"The Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) will be using a two per cent bio-diesel fuel mixture in more than half its coaches in the upcoming year to test the viability of using the more environmentally-friendly fuel in all its coaches."
New Legislation Safeguards Environment and Helps Industry, Press Release April 19, 2006
"Saskatchewan will be the first province in Canada to have comprehensive legislation for the return to the Crown of decommissioned mine and mill sites located on Crown land. The Government moved second reading of The Reclaimed Industrial Sites Act in the provincial Legislature today."
Saskpower Moves to the Forefront of Wind Generation in 2005, Press Release April 15, 2006
Investing in Source Water Protection, Press Release April 12, 2006
"A locally developed plan to protect and manage source water in the Lower Souris River watershed is now complete and significant progress is being made on plans in six other high priority watersheds and aquifers."
Mercury Thermostat Recycling Program Announced, Press Release April 10, 2006
$1.8 Million in New Funding Advances Clean Oil Recovery Technology, Press Release April 5, 2006
Saskatchewan Research Council Signs Emissions Measurement Agreement, Press Release March 31, 2006
Second Environmentally Preferred Power Agreement Signed, Press Release March 28, 2006
New Province-Wide Paint Recycling Program, Press Release March 23, 2006
Src's Hydrogen and Ethanol Dual-Fuelled Trucks Featured at Globe 2006, Press Release March 21, 2006
Province Supports Development of Bio-Economy, Press Release March 1, 2006
Two Million Seedlings for Forest Renewal, Press Release February 13, 2006
Province & Ethanol Development Council to Create Ethanol/Feedlot Template, Press Release February 10, 2006
Biodiesel Development Task Force Delivers Progress Report to Minister, Press Release January 12, 2006
Centennial Wind Power Facility Now Feeding Power to the Saskatchewan Grid, Press Release December 29, 2005
Phase II Proposals Submitted for Environmentally Preferred Power Generation, Press Release December 21, 2005
Saskatchewan Takes Action On Climate Change, Press Release December 12, 2005
Independent Sustainable Forest Management Audit Released, Press Release December 12, 2005
Agreement Reached on Fort Qu'appelle Wastewater Management System, Press Release November 30, 2005
Environment Minister to Attend Youth Summit, Press Release November 24, 2005
Endangered Birds Released in Saskatchewan Now Wintering in Texas, Press Release November 18, 2005
Saskatchewan Energy Share Conservation Programs Announced, Press Release November 8, 2005
SCN Airs Green Strategy Forum Featuring Expert In Sustainability, Press Release November 1, 2005
"SCN will broadcast live and commercial-free the Green Strategy public forum on Green Economy and Innovation, including the keynote address of Hunter Lovins."
The Future of Energy Efficiency in Homes, Press Release October 26, 2005
."A ground-breaking ceremony took place in a Regina neighbourhood today during the city's Sustainability Week. The Saskatchewan Research Council and Communities of Tomorrow, a Regina funding agency, announced a new energy-efficient home project that will use 90 per cent less energy than the average home."
Wind Power Brings Economic Benefits to Saskatchewan, Press Release October 6, 2005
Ministers Evaluate Progress on Fisheries and Aquaculture Issues, Press Release October 5, 2005
Ministers Review Progress on the Conservation of Biodiversity and Species at Risk, Press Release October 5, 2005
New Home for Saskatchewan Forest Centre Officially Opened, Press Release September 27, 2005
Saskatchewan Launches Consultations on Building a Green Strategy, Press Release September 6, 2005
Infrastructure Canada: Government of Canada Sets Aside $27.3 Million for Regional Water Supply Systems in Saskatchewan, Press Release July 4, 2005
Forbes Meets With Ministers of the Environment in Nova Scotia, Press Release June 27, 2005
"Saskatchewan Environment Minister David Forbes met with his counterparts in the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment, where they agreed to release for public consultation a Commitment Statement on Environmental Sustainability."
Saskatchewan Hosts Canadian Biomass Innovation Network Meeting, Press Release June 22, 2005
Saskatchewan Environment Supports The Redberry Lake Biosphere Reserve, Press Release June 20, 2005
Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan to Cost-Share Remediation of Uranium Mines, Press Release June 17, 2005
Province And Industry Launch Biodiesel Development Task Force, Press Release June 15, 2005
Producer Council to Deliver Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) Program, Press Release June 10, 2005
New Incentives for On-Farm Environmental Practices in Saskatchewan, Press Release June 10, 2005
Saskpower Releases 2004 Environment Report, Press Release June 10, 2005
Five Million Trees Planted to Fight Climate Change, Press Release June 9, 2005
Premier Announces Centennial Wind Power Facility, Press Release May 31, 2005
Canada – Saskatchewan Sign Renewed Agreement on Environmental Assessment Co-Operation, Press Release May 30, 2005
Water Treatment Upgrades in Edenwold, Press Release May 26, 2005
Call for Request for Proposals for Environmentally Preferred Power, Press Release May 20, 2005
Negotiations Result In $300 Million For Saskatchewan - Work Continues On Energy Accord, Press Release May 14, 2005
Green Team Connects Youth With Environment Jobs, Press Release April 26, 2005
Weyburn Ethanol Driving Forward, Press Release April 22, 2005
Province Supporting Regional Waste Management Authorities, Press Release April 22, 2005
Earth Day Celebrations at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Press Release April 22, 2005
Saskatchewan's 2005 State Of The Environment Report, Press Release April 22, 2005
Watershed Authority Investing in North, Press Release April 21, 2005
Investing In Water Control Infrastructure, Press Release April 14, 2005
Saskatchewan Recognizes National Soil Conservation Week, Press Release April 13, 2005
Government Gives Municipalities More Planning And Development Flexibility, Press Release April 12, 2005
Saskwater Experiences Significant Growth In 2004, Press Release April 11, 2005
Province Provides Further Protection For The Great Sand Hills, Press Release April 5, 2005
Province Strengthens Recycling and Improved Waste Management, Press Release March 31, 2005
Governments Commit More Than $1 Million to Two Ethanol Projects, Press Release March 29, 2005
Government and Industry Developing Recycling Programs for Paint and E-Waste, Press Release March 18, 2005
Environmentally Preferred Power Contract Signed, Press Release March 18, 2005
Green Team Program Ready for Applicants, Press Release March 17, 2005
"Employers and students are invited to apply to the Green Team summer student employment program."
Co-Operating to Address Fish and Wildlife Management Interests, Press Release March 17, 2005
Saskpower and Honeywell Partner for Energy Efficiency, Press Release March 10, 2005
Regulations In Place To Conserve The Great Sand Hills, Press Release March 10, 2005
New Urban Park For Prince Albert, Press Release March 2, 2005
A Partnership To Conserve Saskatchewan Biodiversity, Press Release February 18, 2005
Saskatchewan Taking Action on Climate Change, Press Release February 16, 2005
"The Government of Saskatchewan today marked the coming into force of the international Kyoto Protocol on climate change by outlining progress made in reducing Saskatchewan's greenhouse gas emissions."
Second Call for Expressions of Interest for Environmental Preferred Power, Press Release February 15, 2005
Improved Energy Efficient Homes for First Nations, Press Release February 7, 2005
External Expert to Review Groundwater Data, Press Release February 4, 2005
Water Consultations Begin - Meetings Added to Schedule, Press Release January 31, 2005
"Recognizing growing interest by the public, the Saskatchewan Watershed Authority will hold two additional public meetings in North Battleford and Yorkton. The consultations will give citizens and stakeholders the opportunity to provide input into the development of a comprehensive water conservation plan for Saskatchewan."
Saskatchewan's Pathway To A Hydrogen Future, Press Release January 31, 2005
Renewed Canada-Saskatchewan Agreement on Environmental Assessment Cooperation
The public is invited to comment on revisions to the Canada-Saskatchewan Agreement on Environmental Assessment Cooperation. The 30-day public comment period begins on January 29, 2005.
Wind Power Continues to Build Saskatchewan Economy, Press Release January 28, 2005
Canada And Saskatchewan Help Municipalities Meet Infrastructure Needs, Press Release January 14, 2005
"The new fund will invest 45 per cent of its resources in "green" projects that result in cleaner air and water."
Saskatchewan to Consult on Water Conservation Plan, Press Release January 10, 2005